Report: Baylor football players involved in sexual-assault investigation

At least two Baylor football players are under investigation in connection with a report of sexual assault that involved female members of the Baylor equestrian team, a Waco-area news station reported Thursday.

KWTX 10’s Rissa Shaw was the first to report on the investigation. The names of the football players, who are reportedly redshirts, and the members of the equestrian team were redacted in a pair of police reports obtained by the news station.

In Baylor’s crime log, the report is number 3391129, and is labeled as “Alcohol – Minors Consuming/Sexual Assault.” The incident allegedly took place at the University Parks Apartments near the Baylor campus on the night of Nov. 11 and early morning of Nov. 12, and was reported to the university on Nov, 14.

The police reports for the incident have the date as Nov. 17, according to Shaw.

According to Shaw’s article, “the reports indicate four suspects were interviewed — all of them students. At least two of them were redshirt football players, the sources say. No arrests have been made and no charges have been filed, but the reports indicate the investigation is active.”

A video was also taken of the incident and is now with the university’s Title IX office, according to Shaw.

The Bears’ football program is still recovering from a sexual-assault scandal that occurred under former head coach Art Briles and former athletic director Ian McCaw and dates back to 2012.

This story will be updated with more information.

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